Court draws ocean border favouring Ghana in Ivory Coast dispute

September 25, 2017

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The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea on Saturday drew an ocean boundary that appeared to favour Ghana in a dispute with its neighbour Ivory Coast, ruling that Accra had not violated Ivorian rights in drilling for oil.

The decade-old row between the two West African neighbours has slowed the development of Ghana’s $6-billion offshore TEN field which is one of the projects in the contested area of the Atlantic Ocean.

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